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Lucia Hierro

Sculpture and installation artist

New York, NY

Lucia Hierro

Instagram @lucia_hierro_

My practice, which includes sculpture, digital media and installation, confronts twenty-first century capitalism through an intersectional lens.

Lucia Hierro (she/her; b. 1987) is a Dominican American conceptual artist born and raised in New York City, Washington Heights/ Inwood, and currently based in the South Bronx. She received a BFA from SUNY Purchase (2010) and an MFA from Yale School of Art (2013). Hierro’s work has been exhibited at venues including the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Museum of African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery (Los Angeles), Elizabeth Dee Gallery (New York), Latchkey Projects (New York), Primary Projects (Miami), Sean Horton Presents (Dallas), and Casa Quien in the Dominican Republic. Her works reside in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, El Museo del Barrio in New York City, the Perez Art Museum Miami, the JP Morgan & Chase Collection, the Progressive Art Collection and the Rennie collection in Vancouver, among others. In 2021, Lucia’s work has been exhibited in ESTAMOS BIEN: LA TRIENAL 20/21, El Museo del Barrio’s (NY) first national large-scale survey of Latinx contemporary art featuring more than 40 artists from the US and Puerto Rico, and she was recently the subject of a solo exhibition at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT titled Marginal Costs. Lucia is represented by Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles.

Selected Works

A street vendor’s cart and a hand-held cart stand in front of a colorful wall displaying ads for wire transfer services and concert posters.
A still-life composition displays a bottle of Heinz distilled white vinegar, a bunch of cilantro, a green pepper, a can of tomatoes, and an eggplant against a deep purple background.
A trompe l’oeil image of a plastic CVS bag hangs from a wall. The contents of the bag are partially visible through the white plastic and include a box of ibuprofen.